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Germany may shutdown coal-fired plants to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets
31 October, 2014
Germany plans to reduce energy generation from coal power plants to meet its greenhouse gas emission targets....
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ScottishPower Renewables and Dong Energy open €2bn West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm
Friday, October 31, 2014 ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, and Dong Energy have opened the 389MW West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm, which is a major renewable project for the UK....

Siemens wins service contract for 12 wind projects in Iowa
Friday, October 31, 2014 US-based energy firm MidAmerican Energy has awarded a long-term service and maintenance contract to Siemens for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines at 12 wind projects in...

EDF and Amundi team-up to create asset management firm for power projects
Thursday, October 30, 2014 EDF Group has partnered with Amundi to create a joint asset management company....

BHEL wins EPC order for 444MW hydro project in Uttarakhand, India
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, worth Rs4.2bn ($69m), from Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDCIL) for a...

MHPS wins new equipment orders for 900MW Limay plant in Philippines
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has received an order to deliver two sets of steam turbines and generators for the 900MW Limay Plant in the Philippines, which is to be constructed by...

SunEdison to build mega solar PV projects in India
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Global solar manufacturer SunEdison has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rajasthan government, a state in India, to develop multiple mega solar projects with a combined...

Samsung and Pattern Energy start construction of 180MW windpower project in Canada
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Renewable energy firms Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy Group have started construction of the Armow wind power project in Ontario, Canada....

Japan's Sendai nuclear plant gets all-clear to restart despite volcanic eruption concerns
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 The municipal assembly of the Japanese town Satsumasendai has approved the plan for restarting the Sendai nuclear plant....

Ofgem approves funding for Moray Firth subsea link in Scotland
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 UK’s Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has proposed £1.1bn ($1.8bn) of funding for the new subsea electricity cable to connect the north of Scotland....

Hydro Tasmania drops 600MW Australian wind project
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Australian power generator Hydro Tasmania has decided to drop the $2bn TasWind project, which was planned on King...

ABB wins $55m deal for construction of substation in UAE
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 UAE’s power utility Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a $55m contract to Swiss technology group ABB for construction of a substation, which will connect Mohammed Bin...

Ioyama volcano tremors raise fears of probable nuclear disaster in Japan
Monday, October 27, 2014 A sleeping volcano close to the damaged Sendai nuclear power plant in Japan is erupting, raising concerns of a probable nuclear...

Boom in hydropower dam construction to threaten freshwater biodiversity, says study
Monday, October 27, 2014 Construction of dams for hydropower generation, especially in developing countries, could pose a serious threat to freshwater biodiversity, according to a study presented at the University...

SPI Solar Power Suzhou signs agreement to buy six PV projects in China
Monday, October 27, 2014 SPI Solar Power Suzhou has signed a framework purchase agreement with ZhongNeng GuoDian New Energy Development and Investment Jiangsu for the acquisition of six PV projects under construction...

Stronger EU targets can turn renewables into cheapest low-carbon energy source by 2030: REA
Friday, October 24, 2014 The UK’s Renewable Energy Association (REA) has called on European heads of state to decide on renewable energy targets for European Union (EU) Member States in the 2030 energy and climate...

US GSA signs 140MW PPA with MG2 Tribal Energy for Illionois wind farm
Friday, October 24, 2014 United States General Services Administration (GSA) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with MG2 Tribal Energy for 140MW wind power from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm located in...

South Hook CHP plant gets UK approval
Friday, October 24, 2014 UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has approved planning consent for the South Hook Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Pembrokeshire, Wales, which will have a gross electrical...

Turkey plans to construct third nuclear power plant
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Turkey intends to construct a third nuclear power plant by 2018-2019 as a national project, announced Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet...

NJR acquires Kansas onshore wind farm from OwnEnergy
Thursday, October 23, 2014 NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV) has acquired its third wind farm, the 48MW Alexander project, in Kansas, US, from...

South Korea court ruling could trigger lawsuits against nuclear power plants
Thursday, October 23, 2014 A court in South Korea has ruled in favor of a plaintiff, who claimed that there is a connection between radiation emitted by a nuclear power plant and cancer. This ruling could lead to...


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